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    The Art and Play Garden

    Enjoy the new art and play garden at the Arts Building. 

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Enjoy Summer Break!

The arts building is officially moved out for summer break and has handed the space over to Gibsons School of the Arts for their summer programming. We will be back at in the Fall with new and regular events and classes. Enjoy summer on the coast and we’ll see you next season!

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May 26: Life Drawing Session

Further your skills and techniques in drawing the human form. The Arts Building is offering artists a chance to draw or paint a nude model every last Friday of the month. This non-instructional event is hosted by Pat Bean. The model (different one each time) will offer a series of poses over the three hour […]

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May 20 & 21: Natural Dyeing: Plant + Principles

In this two-day workshop you will learn what natural dye plants grow in our region, how and when to harvest them for dyeing, a brief history on plants used to create vibrant lightfast colours, how to prepare protein/cellulose fibres and fabrics to accept the most colour from natural dyes (mordanting), and how to make a […]

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May 4: Learn To Knit

This quick class will get you started on a scarf! Bring yarn and appropriate sized needles, or some money to purchase yarn and needles available in class. We will learn and discuss cast on and garter stitch, with time to practice. For advice on yarn and needles, contact Kim Fenton at kim@unwindknitandfibre.ca or visit her […]

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